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Amelanchier humilis (Low serviceberry)
Wasowski, Sally and Andy

Amelanchier humilis

Amelanchier humilis Wiegand

Low Serviceberry, Low Shadblow

Rosaceae (Rose Family)

Synonym(s): Amelanchier humilis var. campestris, Amelanchier humilis var. compacta, Amelanchier humilis var. exserrata, Amelanchier mucronata, Amelanchier stolonifera

USDA Symbol: AMHU2

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Shrub
Leaf Complexity: Simple
Leaf Shape: Cordate , Oblong , Oval
Leaf Margin: Dentate , Serrate
Inflorescence: Raceme
Fruit Type: Berry , Pome
Size Class: 1-3 ft.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White


USA: IA , IL , IN , KS , MD , ME , MI , MN , MO , MT , ND , NE , NJ , NY , PA , SD , VT , WI
Canada: NB , ON , QC
Native Habitat: Woodland,Forest Edge,Rocky Bluff,Lakeshores


Conspicuous Flowers: yes

Value to Beneficial Insects

Special Value to Native Bees

This information was provided by the Pollinator Program at The Xerces Society for Invertebrate Conservation.

From the National Organizations Directory

According to the species list provided by Affiliate Organizations, this plant is on display at the following locations:

Natural Biodiversity - Johnstown, PA

Additional resources

USDA: Find Amelanchier humilis in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Amelanchier humilis in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Amelanchier humilis


Record Modified: 2009-02-18
Research By: TWC Staff

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